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Apr 04, 2016

Apr 04, 2016

Flu Scan for Apr 04, 2016

Influenza D in cattle
Low-path avian flu in France

Mar 31, 2016

Mar 31, 2016
Zika virus structure

Study reveals Zika structure, French Polynesia details birth-defect cluster

Structure details may yield clues on how Zika damages cells and offer an inside track to drug, vaccine, and test developers.

Mar 16, 2016

Mar 16, 2016

News Scan for Mar 16, 2016

H7N9, other novel flu cases in China
French H5N9 outbreak
PCV13 effectiveness in kids

Mar 15, 2016

Mar 15, 2016
Pregnant woman with ultrasound

French Polynesia study gauges Zika microcephaly risk in early pregnancy

The first trimester of pregnancy was associated with the greatest microcephaly risk, the research team found.

Mar 11, 2016

Mar 11, 2016

News Scan for Mar 11, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Avian flu in China and France
Wisconsin bloodstream infections

Mar 10, 2016

Mar 10, 2016
Saliva samples

Studies cite possible Zika-meningitis link, note virus in saliva

The saliva report hints at a possible human-to-human transmission route, and the meningitis report expands the list of possible neuro complications.

Mar 02, 2016

Mar 02, 2016
Brain scan

Study closely ties Zika to fetal brain damage, microcephaly

The study from French Polynesia comes as the WHO publishes related guidance.

Mar 01, 2016

Mar 01, 2016
Man in wheelchair

Study shows strong link between Zika infection, GBS

Researchers put the overall GBS risk at 2.4 for every 10,000 people infected with Zika virus.

Feb 29, 2016

Feb 29, 2016
French flag

France reports Zika sexual spread; Honduras probes GBS in pregnancy

As cases of the mosquito-borne disease mount, the CDC urges pregnant women to skip going to the Summer Olympics in Brazil.

Feb 26, 2016

Feb 26, 2016

News Scan for Feb 26, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Local dengue in Uruguay
MCR-1 in Tunisia
Antibiotics, HUS, and E coli
Polio in Laos

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